War On Terror

October 6, 2013

Abu Anas Al Libi, the Libyan Al Qaeda leader who was arrested by US forces in Tripoli on Saturday. (AFP)
07:48 GMT

Libyan Al Qaeda leader Abu Anas Al Libi was arrested by US forces on Saturday following a military raid in Tripoli. Libi was allegedly behind the 1998 bombings of US embassies in Africa and has been on the FBI's most wanted list for many years.

October 3, 2013

Ready to respond after the first attack on Hanfi, an anti-Taliban militia leader. [tribune]
07:59 GMT

Fifteen people were killed in an attack on a pro-government, anti-Taliban militia commander in Pakistan on Thursday.

October 2, 2013

Iraqi executions underway. [Reuters]
07:41 GMT

Iraq executions number in the 20's as charges are carried out in the last week.

September 30, 2013

Five car bomb explosions shake Baghdad area. [almanar.com]
09:04 GMT

Twenty four are dead and over 75 injured after five separate car bombs explode in areas of Baghdad.

September 24, 2013

Violence in Iraq has escalated to its highest levels since 2008 (Image credit: AFP)
16:14 GMT

Attacks on two police stations and a local official's house have resulted in the deaths of eight people in Baghdad

September 22, 2013

Yemeni soldiers parade during the funeral of the victims of bombing attacks on the Gulf of Aden on September 22, 2013 at a mosque in the capital Sanaa. (AFP)
16:34 GMT

Four Yemeni tribesmen and four militants from Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) were killed on Sunday following a brutal clash between the groups in Yemen's Maarib province.

September 21, 2013

Remains of car bomb explosion at Baghdad funeral. [thejournal]
19:32 GMT

Fifty-three dead after three car bombs explode at a Shiite funeral in Baghdad.

US drone strike kills Taliban commander. [khaamapress]
16:12 GMT

Commander killed in US drone strike in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Tunisian women rally to support equal rights. [nydailynews.com]
05:52 GMT

Mixed views as some women are blocked from leaving the country of Tunisia due to events surrounding "sexual jihad" behavior.

September 18, 2013

An Afghan man waits to receive his identification card to vote in upcoming elections. [AFP]
10:26 GMT

Afghan elected official killed almost one year before elections. Sources are pointing to Taliban as assailant but nothing is confirmed yet.

September 17, 2013

Screenshots of the hostages faces. (AFP/ANI)
08:46 GMT

Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb on Monday released a video showing hostages taken by the Islamist group in Mali.

September 14, 2013

Iraqis carry the coffin of one of the victims of the attack on a Shiite mosque. [AFP]
15:30 GMT

A suicide bomber kills 24 at an Iraqi funeral in Mosul.

Yemeni soldier on high alert after attacks. [AFP]
14:06 GMT

Two soldiers killed and eight others injured in attack in Yemen.

September 13, 2013

Security forces lift dead body of colleague after Taliban attack on US consulate. [AFP]
05:32 GMT

Taliban claims responsibility for attack on US Consulate in Herat.

September 4, 2013

Al Qaeda has been working up defences against US drone strikes in the Middle East since 2010, US intelligence documents reveal. (Al Bawaba/File of US air force drone)
08:26 GMT

US intelligence documents revealed Tuesday that Al Qaeda groups across the Middle East have been attempting to counter US drone strikes since 2010.